BV Back Packers - China Knows
Sunday September 17th, 2017 8:30am-3:30pm
Scotiabank - Smithers, BC
China Knows with Co-ordinator Dina Hanson 250-846-9214
Meet 8:30am at Scotiabank - call to confirm. Rated Moderate B2Xb
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SPOT Device: Co-ordinators are reminded to bring along the Satellite Personal Tracker
Due to unpredictable weather and access conditions, or other problems, it may be necessary to make late-schedule changes. To find out about any changes to the scheduled tour, contact the Co-ordinator a few days in advance. This also lets the Co-ordinator know who intends to come on the tour and pass on any advice about equipment, vehicles, meeting time/place changes, etc. Please car-pool whenever possible.
THE CO-ORDINATOR MAY NOT SHOW UP AT THE MEETING PLACE WITHOUT BEING SURE PEOPLE ARE COMING ON THE TOUR, SO PHONE AHEAD.
I/ DURATION (A,B,C,D): A=5 hours or less; B=5 – 7 hours; C=7+ hours, moderate pace; D=7+ hours, fast pace
DIFFICULTY (1,2,3): 1=gentle,rolling terrain; 2=moderate grade, some short, steep sections; 3=mostly steep terrain
TRAIL/ROUTE (X,Y,Z): X=mostly well defined trail; Y=reasonably clear route; Z=considerable bush-whacking
ALTITUDE CHANGE (a,b,c,d): a=500m or less; b=500 – 1000m; c=1000 – 1500m; d=more than 1500m
II/ EASY=modest distance and elevation change and a well-defined road/trail/route
MODERATE=significant distance and/or elevation change and a reasonably well-defined route
DIFFICULT=strenuous and/or technically difficult, eg. long distance, bushwhacking, steep terrain, etc.